aks

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See also: AKs, äks, åks, and aks'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English axian (ask); see ax for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aks (third-person singular simple present aks or akses, present participle aksing, simple past and past participle aksed)

  1. (dialectal, now chiefly West Africa, African-American Vernacular and MLE) To ask.
    • 2004, Larry Dean Hamilton, A Gathering of Angels, page 132:
      Another thing, kid, don't aks me no more questions tonight.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ax.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aks n (singular definite akset, plural indefinite aks)

  1. ear (fruiting body of a grain plant)
  2. spike (ear of grain)

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch aex, from Old Dutch *acus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aks f (plural aksen)

  1. An axe, usually denoting a heavy axe.
    Synonym: bijl

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English ask.

Verb[edit]

aks

  1. ask

Tsimshian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aks

  1. water

Verb[edit]

aks

  1. (transitive, intransitive) drink
  2. (intransitive) be wet

References[edit]

  • John Asher Dunn, Sm'algyax: A Reference Dictionary and Grammar (1995, →ISBN

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French axe.

Noun[edit]

aks (definite accusative aksi, plural aksler)

  1. axis
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • aks in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ax, from Proto-Germanic *ahsą.

Noun[edit]

aks n

  1. An ear (of corn.)[1][2][3]
  2. A barb (of hook.)[3]
  3. A tooth (of key.)[1][3]
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

aks

  1. Ears of corn remain on the field.[3]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch actie, German Aktie, from Latin āctiō (action.)

Noun[edit]

aks n

  1. (finance) A share.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lindgren, J. V., “ax n., aktie n.”, in Orbok över Burträskmålet, page 7, 2
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fältskytt, Gunnar, 2007, Ordbok över Lövångersmålet, →ISBN, →ISBN, page 159
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Marklund, Thorsten, 1986, Skelleftemålet: grammatik och ordlista : för lekmän - av lekman [The Skellefteå speech: grammar and vocabulary: for laymen - by a layman], →ISBN, page 206